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Governor Pence Signs Education Agenda Bills Focused on Supporting Teachers and Schools

January 21, 2016
Governor Pence Signs Education Agenda Bills Focused on Supporting Teachers and Schools

Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence Thursday signed two agenda bills in the rotunda of the Indiana Statehouse focused on supporting teachers and schools. The first, Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 200, authored by Sen. Dennis Kruse (R – Auburn), Sen. Luke Kenley (R – Noblesville), and Sen. Ryan Mishler (R – Bremen), holds schools harmless for...
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Donnelly Calls for Answers on Veterans Choice Program Service Issues

January 21, 2016
Donnelly Calls for Answers on Veterans Choice Program Service Issues

Washington, D.C. – As part of ongoing efforts to improve the Veterans Choice Program and address issues faced by some northwest Indiana veterans, today, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly expressed concern and asked questions of Health Net Federal Services, which operates the phone booking service veterans must use to schedule appointments. Donnelly sent a letter to Health Net following...
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Tidbits from Triton Schools……..

January 21, 2016
Tidbits from Triton Schools……..

As fourth graders in Ms. Painton’s class at Triton Elementary School wrapped up their lesson on earthquakes, volcanoes, and landslides, the students created volcanoes to erupt. It was a lot of fun and a great discussion topic!! Triton High School presented a special award to two graduating seniors who had completed all of the...
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Billie A. Murphy – 86 – from Pendleton, IN formerly of Plymouth

January 21, 2016
Billie A. Murphy – 86 – from Pendleton, IN formerly of Plymouth

Click the Johnson Danielson Funeral Home at right for complete details.
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Snow Removal Required by City Ordinance

January 21, 2016
Snow Removal Required by City Ordinance

Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter is urging citizens and businesses to be mindful of the city ordinance about keeping the sidewalk cleared of snow. The city’s ordinance states, “It shall be the duty of every owner, lessee or occupant of any premises abutting or bordering upon any street in the city to remove, all snow...
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Matthew E. Sarber Appointed New Deputy Prosecutor

January 20, 2016
Matthew E. Sarber Appointed New Deputy Prosecutor

Marshall County Prosecuting Attorney, E. Nelson Chipman, Jr., appointed Matthew E. Sarber as the new Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. Sarber began work with the Prosecutor’s office on January 19, 2016 after being sworn in by the Hon. Dean A. Colvin of the Marshall County Superior Court No. 2. Sarber, a lifelong Marshall County resident, went...
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LaPaz Officer Arrests 3 Saturday Night

January 20, 2016
LaPaz Officer Arrests 3 Saturday Night

On Saturday, January 16th LaPaz police made three arrests. At approximately 7:00 p.m. officers stopped a passenger car on Michigan Road at U.S. 6 for a registration violation.  The driver, Oscar Molina-Galindo of South Bend, was found to be unlicensed, and also had a warrant issued for his arrest through Marshall County.  He was...
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School Corporation in Marshall County Participate in “Promise Indiana”

January 20, 2016
School Corporation in Marshall County Participate in “Promise Indiana”

All of the school corporations in Marshall County have joined forces to make Marshall County a “Promise Indiana” county.  Promise Indiana seeks to encourage all students to believe in their ability as learners and to provide them with concrete assets in the form of 529 Savings plans. These financial assets provide concrete “hope” to...
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Mishawaka Man Arrested after two Vehicle Pursuits

January 20, 2016
Mishawaka Man Arrested after two Vehicle Pursuits

On Tuesday January 19th, 2016 at approximately 10:39 P.M. the Marshall County Dispatch was notified of a vehicle pursuit that was coming south on U.S. 31 from St. Joseph County.  The pursuit was originally initiated by an officer from the South Bend Police Department. The original information was that the vehicle was reported as...
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More Candidates file for County Positions

January 20, 2016
More Candidates file for County Positions

A couple more candidates have filed their intentions to run for county positions on the Republican ballot in the May Presidential Primary. Rex Gilliland, a retired police officer and detective with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and current County Council member filed on the first day to fill the Surveyor’s seat currently held by...
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